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Call for more women in parliament – The Sunday Leader

Source: The Sunday Leader At a time when the Prime Minster has assured that women’s representation in the local government level will be increased by giving nomination to women up to 25%, some political parties keep complaining about women not coming forward and women not being capable enough to engage in politics and secure votes....

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Call for entries: WMC short film competition 2015

Call for entries: WMC short film competition 2015

We are calling all film makers to enter the Women and Media Collective short film completion for the year 2015.    This year we are encouraging you to create films based on the following themes: Eliminate Violence Against Women Increasing Women’s Political Representation Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers Prizes will be awarded to the...

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අරගලයේ ස්ත්‍රීහු

අරගලයේ ස්ත්‍රීහු

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SOL 2015: Issue 1

SOL 2015: Issue 1

SOL 2015 -1st Issue by wmcsrilanka on...

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Video: Global Day of Action to Safe and Legal Abortion

This September 28th, 2015 on the Global Day of Action to Safe and Legal Abortion, Women and Media Collective raises awareness on the negative impacts of myths surrounding abortion in Sri Lanka. ‪#‎BustTheMyths‬ Fight ‪#‎AbortionStigma‬ & Discrimination! Learn more:...

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ACTFORM capacity building initiative

To strengthen the capacity of government officials for the protection and promotion of the rights of women migrant workers and their families the Action Network for Migrant Workers or ACTFORM met with government representatives, members of civil society and the media on the 22nd of September 2015 in Nittambuwa. Through this meeting ACTFORM hopes to...

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VAW Demonstration: September 18th, 2015

VAW Demonstration: September 18th, 2015

VAW demonstration: September 18th, 2015 On Friday the 18th of September members of Women and Media Collective were part of thousands that joined in protests demanding justice for the victims of sexual violence and murder across the island. Over the past few months there have been a number of incidents of violence against women and...

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Press Conference: Ensuring a 30% increase for women at Local Government

Press Conference: Ensuring a 30% increase for women at Local Government

Women and Media Collective held a press briefing on the 8th of September 2015 to demand for a 30% increase in women’s political representation at Local Government. Compared with the rest of South Asia, Sri Lanka is in an unfortunate position when considering women’s representation in politics. Local Government is the first step in entering...

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Media work

You’re most welcome to work with us as a writer, blogger, radio maker or filmer. WMC works from a women’s perspective, covering women’s and gender issues. We offer support for your work and opportunities to get your work published, through weblogs, our magazines or other outlets.

Campaigns and events

We also invite you to support our campaigns and events. Do you like to organise activities? Or assist our work with women and women organisations in Sri Lanka?

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Women and Media Collective
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phone: + 94-11-2690201 / 5632045 / 5635900
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